December 17, 2016

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2016! (As Decided by the Club Owners, Bookers and People Who Produce Comedy)

Comedy Clubs and Producers Share Their Best In Comedy 2016 It’s our third annual look at the greatest comedy moments all over the country. We went […]
November 7, 2016

What’s Your F#@ing Deal?! Announces Killer Season Two Line Up

Big Jay Oakerson’s hit series is back for a second season at Seeso, with ten tapings planned for the week of November 6, 2016. Do not […]
October 31, 2016

Mitch Hedberg Documentary to Air on SiriusXM Monday

Mitch Hedberg fans, in fact all comedy fans, clear your afternoon. SiriusXM is airing a brand new over-two-hour special programming event on Monday, October 31, honoring […]
August 25, 2016

Live Animated Stand Up Show Draws Comedy’s Finest

It’s been four years since Sam Varela and Brandie Posey launched Picture This! and now the show runs regularly in four cities, tours some of the […]
June 5, 2016

Skankfest Promises to Be A Very Different Kind of Comedy Festival

Skankfest is not your typical comedy festival.
March 21, 2016

New York Auditions for Just For Laughs Plus News From Bonnie McFarlane, Lisa Lampanelli, and More

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week Jeffrey covered the scene at Gotham Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, Westport CT, and the Village Underground.
February 25, 2016

SXSW Comedy Lineup Full of Big Names and Great Shows

Yesterday, SXSW Comedy announced the lineup of performers who are expected to take the stage at the annual music, film and interactive media festival in Austin, Texas.
December 19, 2015

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2015! (As Decided by the Club Owners, Bookers and People Who Produce Comedy)

Over the next two weeks, you’ll see all of our picks for the greatest comedy releases and greatest moments in comedy of 2015. But if you want to know what really happened in comedy in 2015, you have to go to the source- the comedy clubs.
December 14, 2015

Hours and Hours of Just For Laughs Comedy Without Leaving Home

The annual Just for Laughs Festival is undisputedly the Godfather of Comedy Festivals. Everyone in comedy has either performed at Just for Laughs or wants to, but not everyone can make it to Montreal. This year, Just for Laughs is bringing the festival to you. Today the J4L team has announced that the Pete Holmes Elevator Show, a 90 minute Prime Time Special hosted by Howie Mandell, Funny as Hell featuring plenty of stand up hotsed by Jon Dore, hours of comedy performances from Just For Laughs, and The Nasty Show hosted by Artie Lange!
October 2, 2015

W. Kamau Bell’s SXSW Show Continues, See What You Missed in Austin This Year

Like most people, you didn't make it to Austin Texas this year for SXSW. In July, Showtime gave you a chance to see some of what you missed when they aired part one of the two part series, "SXSW Comedy with W. Kamau Bell."
September 6, 2015

Before They Were Comics: Stand Up Comedians Talk About Their First ‘Straight’ Jobs Vol. 2 (Quiz)

It’s Labor Day Weekend! So we teamed up with our friends at SiriusXM’s flagship comedy show, Bennington, to put together a special on comedians first jobs. Everyone had some dumb job when they were still in high school. We got to hear twenty three of our comedy friends tell stories about the first jobs they ever had, and the stories are amazing.
September 4, 2015

Before They Were Comics: Stand Up Comedians Talk About Their First ‘Straight’ Jobs Vol. 1 (Quiz)

It’s Labor Day Weekend! So we teamed up with our friends at SiriusXM’s flagship comedy show, Bennington, to put together a special on comedians first jobs. Everyone had some dumb job when they were still in high school. We got to hear twenty three of our comedy friends tell stories about the first jobs they ever had, and the stories are amazing.
August 13, 2015

A Comedy Album For Your 420 Needs Hosted by Doug Benson

Doug Benson is your host for "Pots Greatest Hits" a comedy album compiling 18 comedians talking about weed. Listen to Benson introducing Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Dore, Craig Shoemaker, Matt Kirsch, Lowell Sanders, Ron Shock, Brian Posehn, Ngaio Bealum, Arj Barker, Franklyn Ajaye, Jake Iannarino, Todd Glass, Lee Allan, Paul Gilmartin, Jason Gillearn, Tom Rhodes, and Rich Hardesty.
August 5, 2015

Toronto’s Marijuana Infused Comedy Scene

How is this possible? That’s the first question usually asked by out-of-town comics when they walk in on one of Toronto’s Vapor Lounge comedy shows. The center of Canada’s comedy universe is home to a series of weekly rooms where audience members can openly smoke marijuana while enjoying some of the best standup the city has to offer.
July 27, 2015

Todd Glass Leads Eddie Pepitone Chant at Funny or Die Party in Montreal

Everybody in comedy loves Eddie Pepitone. Thank god Todd Glass was there to lead the cheer.
July 3, 2015

Chappelle Adds 9th JFL Show Plus Gala Lineups Announced for Montreal

Just a few weeks ago when Dave Chappelle added a seventh show to his Montreal Just For Laughs run, it seemed like a big deal, but […]
June 21, 2015

Bill Maher Takes On a College Student Over Seinfeld PC Debate

This week on Real Time with Bill Maher, the topic turned once again to Seinfeld's now infamous commentary on college campuses being too PC, and Maher took a young college student to task for his opinions on the matter. The student who had written an "open letter" to Jerry Seinfeld that was published by Huffington Post. Bill Maher, in turn, called the young writer a "little shit" and composed his own open letter back.
May 30, 2015

Levity Entertainment Launches YouTube Comedy Channel

Levity Entertainment launched a brand new venture to provide original content from the roster of comedians they manage and work with. The new YouTube Channel "Wait For It" will offer original comedy series via YouTube channel.
March 11, 2015

What’s Happening in Comedy at SXSW 2015

SXSW kicks off in Austin, Texas this Saturday, March 14th.
February 23, 2015

Cipha Sounds Signs With Jay Z, Catching Up with John Witherspoon, and Big Jay Heads to LA

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, Jeffrey reports from The Stand, Gotham Comedy Live and Carolines on Broadway!
December 25, 2014

The Comedians Call It: 22 Great Comics Tell Us Who Will Be the Next Big Thing

For a week we've been talking about who was great, who excelled and who out performed everyone in 2014. But 2014 is sooooooo 2014. What really matters is who is going to kill it, crush it, wrap it up and take it home in a nylon sack in 2015. We wanted to know who is going to be the big ticket next year and so we went to the people who know best- their closest friends and competitors, other stand up comics.
December 21, 2014

The Top Ten Comedy Books of 2014

It was 2014. The Greatest Year in Comedy since the Beginning of Comedy had great stand up, great movies, great shows, and it also had great books. These ten comedians wrote ten books while they were killing it in their respective comedy arenas. And now we need you to vote, on who had the #1 book. Jim Gaffigan, Amy Poehler, Joan Rivers, Andrew Dice Clay, Russell Brand, Carol Leifer, Todd Glass, Megan Amram, John Cleese, or Marin Short.
December 14, 2014

Maui Comedy Festival Returns For A Second Year In 2015

The Maui Comedy Festival in Hawaii was such a big success in 2014, it's getting a second year. The comedy festival held in 6 different venues around Lahaina is coming back Halloween weekend, Thursday, October 29th through Sunday, November 1st, 2015.
August 20, 2014

Audience Tickets for Todd Glass Unmasked Taping

SiriusXM host Ron Bennington will be sitting down with comedian and bestselling author Todd Glass for a taping of Unmasked on Wednesday August 27, 2014 at 5:00pm!
August 14, 2014

Jay Mohr Heading to LA Podcast Festival

The third annual Los Angeles Podcast Festival is coming and aspiring podcasts and podcast fans will have the chance to check many of their favorite podcasts in one place.
August 8, 2014

Todd Glass Talks About His Childhood with Conan

Comedian Todd Glass has a new book out, so he dropped by Conan to talk about it and share a few stories giving a real insight into his childhood.
August 7, 2014

Comedians on Late Night TV Thursday August 7: Todd Glass, Doug Benson, Steve Agee and More

Find out the comedians and comedic performers appearing on your favorite late night talk shows tonight.